Despite efforts to make sure every drop counts, dry conditions continue to take a toll on landscaping in Texoma.
Some Texomans have found a simple way to make every drop count.
As the worst drought in Wichita Falls' history continues, businesses are having to find new ways to make every drop count.
Recent rainfall has made residents at Lake Kickapoo hopeful, as they continue to conserve water and pray for rain.
The heavy rain Texoma received this week was a welcome sight.
Now that water haulers can't buy water from the River Road Wastewater Treatment Plant, they're looking to well owners to help them continue their businesses. We caught up with one water well owner who says he's having to expand his business so he can supply the haulers with the amount of water they need.
Wichita Falls leaders say people have conserved water so well that city budget funds are coming up short, but that shortcoming may have an effect on your water bill.
California water regulators have voted to approve fines up to $500 a day for residents who waste water on lawns, landscaping and car washing.
The money to fund that evaporation suppression test will come out of the city's general fund because the sewer and water fund is out of reserve money.
The city of Wichita Falls will use anti-evaporation powder on Lake Arrowhead to help keep water in the lake.
Even though the city says the water blended with recycled water tests just as safe and taste the same as the previous water, some residents still seem reluctant to give it a try.
Now that the waste water at River Road is being treated and going back into our drinking water supply, that means water haulers won't be able to buy it and use it for their businesses.
Any day now Wichita Falls water users should be drinking water mixed with the recycled water from the River Road Treatment Plant.
Despite some flooded roads, the rain sure was a welcome sight for Wichita Falls.
The 20 car washes in the city may soon be looking for another water supply if they want to stay open because the possibility of shutting down completely is shifting concern around town into high gear.
Problems from the drought continue plaguing Texoma as lake levels continue to dwindle from lack of rain.
A product that could help the lake keep some of it's water did not get approved Tuesday.
After the city got the emergency water reuse project approved Friday, Wichita Falls residents are one step closer to drinking recycled water.
As the Wichita Falls lakes continue to dry up, the city continues looking for any and all ways to increase and save the amount of water in our lakes.
The cloud seeding plane has been up in the air throughout the afternoon Tuesday in hopes of getting more rain out of these storm clouds.
More rainfall would definitely be welcome just about everywhere in Texoma.
Wichita Falls water users could be just a few weeks away from drinking recycled water as the emergency water reuse project is expected to be up and running in early July.
From finding ways to get well water from their neighbors to finding ways to store water when it does rain, area residents are doing everything they can to make sure every drop counts and that's keep local entrepreneurs very busy.
Thanks to a generous donor from a Wichita Falls business, the main swimming pool at Sheppard Air Force Base will remain open this summer.
While the city looks into alternative water sources, one group is trying to move forward with plans to return one lake to its days as a center of entertainment and recreation, when we do get rain.
Wichita Falls will soon have a better idea of what the next major water project could be, as city officials make sure every drop counts.
The city gave the go ahead to apply for a loan from the Texas Water Development Board, moving the permanent water reuse project forward.
As every drop counts in this ongoing drought, councilors will vote on a resolution that could move the permanent water reuse project forward.
The second round of water quality testing on the emergency water reuse project wrapped up Sunday.
The parade of homes wrapped up Sunday.
The City of Vernon has downgraded from Stage 4 to Stage 3 water restrictions.
Recent rains have not been enough to prevent the City of Henrietta elevating to Stage 5 water restrictions.
After announcing about 10 days ago a plan to keep 3 of the 4 Sheppard swimming pools open for the summer with trucked in water, base officials Wednesday announced all four pools will remain closed due to the unexpected high costs of the water.
City Manager Mitch Grant says the well levels have stayed constantly low.
Rumors and social media conversations continue that if the drought continues, it could dry up the biggest anchor in this community: Sheppard Air Force Base.
All of us know that every drop counts, and with that in mind, we've received a lot of questions from many of you about how other organizations and cities that buy water at wholesale prices from the City of Wichita Falls and particularly, what restrictions those customers have on how they can use the water.
The City of Throckmorton has been getting water from the City of Graham.
Recent news reports that Wichita Falls only has a few weeks of water left have folks on edge.
The emergency water reuse project is half way through it's second round of testing.
While city officials work to conserve water, students in Archer City are trying to do their part.